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We don't want to push our ideas on to customers, we simply want to make what they want. (Quote by - Laura Ashley)

That is always our problem, not how to get control of people, but how all together we can get control of a situation. (Quote by - Mary Parker Follett)

The strokes of the pen need deliberation as much as the sword needs swiftness. (Quote by - Julia Ward Howe)

Superior people never make long visits. (Quote by - Marianne Moore)

The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence, but in the mastery, of his passions. (Quote by - Lord Alfred Tennyson)

Tell him, on the contrary, that he needs, in the interest of his own happiness, to walk in the path of humility and self-control, and he will be indifferent, or even actively resentful. (Quote by - Irving Babbitt )

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self. (Quote by - Aldous Huxley)

There is no hierarchy of values by which one culture has the right to insist on all its own values and deny those of another. (Quote by - Margaret Mead)

The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind. (Quote by - Napoleon Bonaparte)

For fast-acting relief try slowing down. (Quote by - Lily Tomlin)

He that would be superior to external influences must first become superior to his own passions. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

The highest result of education is tolerance. (Quote by - Helen Keller)

Love understands love; it needs no talk. (Quote by - Frances Ridley Havergal)

In a society where the rights and potential of women are constrained, no man can be truly free. He may have power, but he will not have freedom. (Quote by - Mary F. Robinson)

Self-control is the quality that distinguishes the fittest to survive. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

God is waiting eagerly to respond with new strength to each little act of self-control, small disciplines of prayer, feeble searching after him. And his children shall be filled if they will only hunger and thirst after what he offers. (Quote by - Richard Holloway)

This is the gist of what I know: Give advice and buy a foe. (Quote by - Phyllis McGinley)

Without discipline, there's no life at all. (Quote by - Katharine Hepburn)

It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows. (Quote by - Erma Bombeck)

It's okay to be a fat man. It's prestige and power and all of that. But fat women are seen as just lazy and stupid and having no self-control. (Quote by - Camryn Manheim)

A gossip is one who talks to you about others; a bore is one who talks to you about himself; and a brilliant conversationalist is one who talks to you about yourself. (Quote by - Lisa Kirk)

If you can't write your message in a sentence, you can't say it in an hour. (Quote by - Dianna Booher)

When we start deceiving ourselves into thinking not that we want something or need something, not that it is a pragmatic necessity for us to have it, but that it is a moral imperative that we have it. Then is when we join the fashionable madmen, and then is when the thin whine of hysteria is heard in the land, and then is when we are in bad trouble. (Quote by - Joan Didion)

Not to have control over the senses is like sailing in a rudderless ship, bound to break to pieces on coming in contact with the very first rock. (Quote by - Mahatma Gandhi)

Who is apt, on occasion, to assign a multitude of reasons when one will do? This is a sure sign of weakness in argument. (Quote by - Harriet Martineau)


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